March 10 in Baltimore: The Baltimore St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Over the course of more than six decades, the Baltimore St. Patrick’s Day Parade has become a local tradition. It attracts thousands of guests every year, who bunch together along the sidewalks in order to catch a glimpse of the spate of colorful performers. They march through downtown and the Inner Harbor on Sunday, March 10th. […]

Chopaan Kabob House Brings Middle Eastern Fare to Silver Spring

When you step into Chopaan Kabob House, don’t be surprised if you receive a warm greeting from its owners. The new restaurant really embodies the mom-and-pop-shop vibe, and not just when it comes to customer service. The kitchen also dishes out homestyle Middle Eastern cuisine that matches the inviting atmosphere. True to its name, Chopaan Kabob […]

Paint Your Own Pallet Sign at Belle Patri

LumberJill Designs draws upon the trending modern farmhouse aesthetic to inspire its wooden pallet signs. So anyone who’s a fan of the contemporary-cozy homes on HGTV will probably want to join in the Paint It Yourself Workshop at Belle Patri hosted by LumberJill Designs on Thursday, March 7th. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to DIY your […]

Treat Yourself to a Spa Treatment at Nidali Beauty

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to treat yourself to a little TLC, and Nidali Beauty can help with that. The spa opened in November with decor as soothing as the services. A warm color palette of pinks and golds distinguishes the dreamy spa, where talented beautifiers deliver expert services. Indulge in an organic facial customized […]

Feb. 14 at Historic Oakland Manor: Valentine’s Day Masquerade and Murder Mystery

If you still don’t have plans for February 14th, you have the unique opportunity to play private investigator at the Valentine’s Day Masquerade and Murder Mystery. Whether you bring along a significant other or fly solo, this murder-mystery party is bound to outshine any previous V-Day dates, at least in terms of entertainment! It kicks […]

Koshary By Misteka: Home to Authentic Egyptian Fare

In its first months in business, Koshary By Misteka made a major impact on the community surrounding it. For every three meals of Egyptian street fare sold at the restaurant starting in October, one was donated—totaling 820 donated meals by the end of last year. That number speaks not only to the philanthropic inclinations of […]

Can You Handle the Heat at Kung Fu 12 Szechuan?

The chef at Kung Fu 12 Szechuan builds the authentic dishes using two distinct components of Chinese cuisine: the Szechuan pepper and xiao mian, AKA wheat noodles. While the pepper brings the heat, along with a variety of vitamins and minerals, the noodles form a hearty foundation for a variety of soups and stir-fries. Since […]

Treat Yourself to Some R&R at Hair Coco

If your New Year’s resolution involves more time devoted to self-care, treat yourself to a pampering session at Hair Coco. The chic salon debuted last October, an instantly relaxing oasis composed of creamy white and muted gray hues. The stylists offer a full lineup of tress-centric services, so call ahead or walk in for an […]

Sip a Specialty Beverage at Royaltea, Now Open in Clarksville

If you’re looking for a sweet, unique alternative to your morning cup of joe, check out Royaltea. The cafe made its grand debut in November with a roster of specialty milk teas, boba teas, and classic hot and iced teas. Just pick your base tea, then customize your cup however you like it. Royaltea lets […]

Usher in 2019 at Toby’s Dinner Theater’s New Year’s Eve Bash

From the first drink to the early-morning New Year’s Day breakfast buffet, the NYE bash at Toby’s Dinner Theater covers all the bases. The doors open at 6 p.m. on December 31st for a full evening of dancing, drinking, and, of course, live entertainment. Hit the buffet before you settle into your seat for the […]